Why Leighton Park?

An award-winning independent day and boarding school in Berkshire
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What sets us apart from other schools?

Simplicity, truth, respect, integrity, peace, equality and sustainability. These are the Quaker values that remain our touchstones in this modern world.

In our beautiful setting of 65 acres of parkland, just 30 minutes from London, our students have space and freedom to truly be themselves – and achieve greater things as a result.

Despite our Sixth Form students’ academic progress placing us in the top 1% of secondary schools in the country, we are no results factory. We believe it’s our role to develop courageous and happy young people who are environmentally-conscious, have a strong global awareness and don’t shy away from making a stand. We aim to give students the skills they need to be change-makers.

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Leighton Park at a glance

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Independent Schools Inspectorate

Pupils' personal development is excellent and they fulfil the school’s aim to educate young people to have integrity and honesty, and be a force for good.
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Good Schools Guide

“Stuck unapologetically to revered, old-fashioned values of encouraging independence of thought, creative thinking, collective spirit, spine and responsibility.”
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Muddy Stilettos

"A progressive first-name-only Quaker school with 65 acres in the centre of Reading, with impressive results in STEM and creative subjects."
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Study International

"Students at Leighton Park become caring and eager to be active participants, a natural result of the principled and diverse experience they receive at the school. Success gleaned from academics is a direct product of this."
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Shinfield Road
Reading
Berkshire, UK
RG2 7DE
+44 (0) 118 987 9600
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